UNBLOCKING BARRIERS TO BETTER HEART HEALTH
The UNBLOCKED MOVEMENT is a co-created initiative by partners and Novartis to bring patients, their loved ones, healthcare professionals and healthcare systems together in a shared mission to “unblock” barriers to heart health.
Getting your cholesterol checked is one of the first steps to minimize the risk of developing heart problems in the future.
Be part of the UNBLOCKED MOVEMENT today!
Unblock life's potential with a healthier heart. We are committed to empower patients and their loved ones to take proactive steps toward better heart health.
Unblock heart health with timely medical care and treatment. We are supporting cardiologists and other physicians in their effort to treat CVD patients more effectively using scientifically proven guidelines by addressing non-clinical barriers for heart health.
Unblock heart health for a healthier nation. We are partnering with healthcare systems to deliver better heart health outcomes for patients through effective CVD management and access.
LATEST NEWS & EVENTS
DID YOU KNOW?
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) claims more lives than all cancers combined.¹
85% of all CVD deaths are caused by ASCVD (Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease), a form of CVD.³
Many strokes and heart attacks can be prevented. In fact, 80% of premature CVD events are preventable.²
Almost 40% of the adult population is at risk of ASCVD, which often remains undiagnosed until a cardiovascular event occurs.⁴
World Health Organization (WHO). World health statistics 2021: Monitoring health for the SDGs, sustainable development goals. Accessed December 6, 2022. Available at: https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/342703/9789240027053-eng.pdf
World Health Organization (WHO). Cardiovascular diseases. Accessed December 6, 2022. Available at: https://www.who.int/europe/health-topics/cardiovascular-diseases#tab=tab_1
World Health Organization (WHO). Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs). Accessed December 6, 2022. Available at: https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/cardiovascular-diseases-(cvds)
World Health Organization WHO. Global Atlas on cardiovascular disease prevention and control. 2011. Accessed December 6, 2022. Available at: https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/9789241564373